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Philips 40PFL4609

40" 5000:1 Flat Apr 2016
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$111.25 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

Only Released Eight Months Ago

Being released just eight months ago, this Philips television is likely to have more advanced features.

Philips TVs Have Good Reviews

Philips mid-size TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Philips is one of the better rated brands.

Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The 40PFL4609 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other latest TVs also have a WiFi connection.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on new comparable spec TVs.

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Has One Playback Mode

The number of playback modes found on the 40PFL4609 is more than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This Philips TV has a Slideshow playback mode, which is the most frequently found playback mode found on new televisions.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 480i|480p|720p|1080i|1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Three HDMI Ports

three HDMI ports

Most recently released comparable spec TVs have between one and three HDMI ports, including the Philips 40PFL4609 which has three HDMI ports.

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Supports One Audio Format

The 40PFL4609 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 40PFL4609.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most TVs that have been available for the last year do not support smart TV features. The 40PFL4609 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Philips 40PFL4609 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 40PFL4609 are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40PFL4609 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other recently released similar spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The 40PFL4609 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that came out in the last year. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Philips 40PFL4609 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been available for the last year also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Six Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the Philips 40PFL4609 is more than most televisions that are a similar age to it. The most frequently supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this Philips television. The video formats ASP, AVC, H.264, MPEG1, MPEG2 and MPEG4 are also supported by this Philips TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Philips 40PFL4609 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 40PFL4609 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Only Five Equaliser Bands

The 40PFL4609 is a five equaliser band TV. Most of the other recently released mid-size TVs have between five and six equaliser bands.

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Very Thick

Mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40PFL4609 have thicknesses of between 7.1mm and 99mm, and the average thickness is 70mm. With a thickness of 99 millimeters, the 40PFL4609 has one of the thickest thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
TV Band
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Video App
Audio
Equaliser Band
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
VGA Port
Audio in Port
Networking
Management Features
Playback Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature Range
Technical Details
Network Streaming Service
Dolby Technology

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $110.68
Electricity cost when on standby $2.36
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Total running cost over 5 years $113.04
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers philips 40pfl4609, philips 40pfl4609f7

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